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Florida 80, Alabama 67: Physical Gators shove Tide out of win column

By Chris DePew TideFans.com Staff Jan. 10, 2017 Alabama rallied from an 18-point deficit and took a surprising second-half lead on No. 23 Florida but was undermined by turnovers and rancid free throw shooting in an 80-67 loss at Coleman Coliseum. What did we learn today?: Bama’s backcourt needs to grow up and grow stronger. […]

Alabama hoops faces tall task against No. 23 Gators

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By Chris DePew TideFans.com Staff Jan. 10, 2017 Where to watch: No. 23 Florida (12-3, 3-0) at Alabama (9-5, 2-0) – Today 8 p.m. Central, Coleman Coliseum, ESPNU Who to watch: Donta Hall. The sophomore center is in danger of falling out of the starting lineup, particularly given the improved play of senior Jimmie Taylor, […]

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SECCG wrap-up: Bama keeps destroying one-dimensional teams

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SECCG wrap-up: Bama keeps destroying one-dimensional teams

Alabama’s resounding victory over Florida on Saturday in the SEC Championship Game did several things: It extended Alabama’s win streak to 25 games, its SEC championship strength to 3 years and ended any speculation of what the College Football Playoff committee might do in the event the Crimson Tide lost this game.

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SECCG preview: Hobbled Gators are living on a prayer offensively

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SECCG preview: Hobbled Gators are living on a prayer offensively

There is a lot of familiarity between these two teams, thanks mostly to Florida hiring former Alabama offensive coordinator Jim McElwain as head coach, who subsequently attracted former Bama staffers Doug Nussmeier, Geoff Collins and Chris Rumph. The end result is that Alabama will have a hard time surprising Florida, and with the Gators’ defense a tough customer, expect this one to be close at least until the final quarter. Alabama will need to force Florida to make mistakes in order to avoid a low-scoring stalemate.

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SEC Previews and Predictions: Week 2

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SEC Previews and Predictions: Week 2

All things considered, a 10-3 week wasn’t a bad start for The Predictions Dept., given the level of craziness SEC teams displayed in some of their respective openers. The biggest upset, by rank, was Wisconsin’s surprise victory over LSU that put Les Miles back on the hotseat. But South Alabama beating Mississippi State may have been even more shocking. The quality of games this week takes a nosedive, as it almost always does in Week 2, with the Tennessee-Virginia Tech NASCAR crossover at Bristol Motor Speedway probably taking the prize as the most interesting spectacle.

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SEC Previews and Predictions: Week 1

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SEC Previews and Predictions: Week 1

As usual, the top game on the opening-week slate belongs to Alabama, but Auburn faces Clemson in a strong undercard matchup, while Ole Miss battles Florida State in a game that could have playoff implications. Here’s our look at all the games for the opening week:

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Previews 2016: Florida, Georgia and Kentucky

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Previews 2016: Florida, Georgia and Kentucky

Gators lost more to graduation than they gained in recruiting…Kirby Smart has come back to his alma mater, Georgia, as head coach…If Kentucky posts another losing record, Stoops will most likely be given his walking papers.

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TideFans.com’s preseason top 25 and SEC rankings

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TideFans.com’s preseason top 25 and SEC rankings

Projected 2016 SEC Standing and National Top 25 rankings

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This week in the SEC: Teams in the middle forever blowing bubble chances

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By Chris DePew TideFans.com staff Feb. 23, 2016 A week ago, bubble banter was sprouting up across the SEC. The league seemed to be solidly on pace to at least match last year’s five NCAA tournament bids, and talk was building that the SEC could get six teams into March Madness for the first time […]

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This week in the SEC: Alabama’s suddenly making bracket racket again

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By Chris DePew TideFans.com staff Feb. 16, 2016 March in Tuscaloosa used to mean more than spring football. When the NCAA tournament expanded in 1975 to include at-large teams for the first time, the Alabama Crimson Tide snagged a bid and started making itself at home. Bama returned the next spring and after a few […]

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